Nesbit, Floyd 1970

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Floyd Nesbit, head of the Purchasing Department for Lubbock, discusses the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970, and his involvement in reconstruction.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Floyd Nesbit

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Stan Valcik

Length: 25 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Procedures followed during any emergency, Describes actions immediately following storm, Work done during days following tornado discussed, Problem of communications mentioned, Comments on flat tires caused by debris, Estimates time of return to normalcy for Purchasing Department, Purchases during an emergency reported, Remarks on inventory kept at all times, Destruction of some records mentioned, Outlines functions during days following the tornado, Extent of damages to buildings discussed.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970


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